The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 15.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£458 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.67% 97.53% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 38 30
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 23
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 28 (66.67%) Maven
4 26 (61.90%) OO
5 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
6 24 (57.14%) DV Cleared
6 24 (57.14%) Python
6 24 (57.14%) J2EE
7 23 (54.76%) Release Management
8 22 (52.38%) Perl
8 22 (52.38%) Ant
8 22 (52.38%) Apache Ivy
9 19 (45.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (45.24%) ClearCase
9 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (45.24%) Subversion
10 18 (42.86%) Lua
10 18 (42.86%) UNIX
10 18 (42.86%) PHP
11 16 (38.10%) Spring
12 14 (33.33%) Sun
12 14 (33.33%) Sun Certification
13 13 (30.95%) Scrum
13 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
14 12 (28.57%) Hibernate
15 11 (26.19%) Web Services
16 10 (23.81%) SQL
17 9 (21.43%) TDD
17 9 (21.43%) OCPJP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Mule
2 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Maven
2 22 (52.38%) Ant
2 22 (52.38%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (45.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 19 (45.24%) ClearCase
3 19 (45.24%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Electronics
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) J2EE
2 16 (38.10%) Spring
3 12 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 11 (26.19%) Web Services
5 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
6 7 (16.67%) HTML
6 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.14%) Apache Flex
8 3 (7.14%) JPA
8 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.76%) RESTful
10 1 (2.38%) REST
10 1 (2.38%) JBoss Seam
10 1 (2.38%) JSF
10 1 (2.38%) SOAP
10 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) OO
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Release Management
4 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) User Stories
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (14.29%) OOD
9 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) UML
11 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 24 (57.14%) Python
4 22 (52.38%) Perl
5 18 (42.86%) PHP
5 18 (42.86%) Lua
6 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Ruby
9 4 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 14 (33.33%) Sun Certification
4 9 (21.43%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
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